Cambodian PM pulls back on threat to shut rights group founded by rival
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has pulled back from a threat to close a human rights group founded by the detained opposition leader Kem Sokha, a pro-government website said.
From The Guardian
Cambodian strongman leader joins thousands in ‘stability’ ceremony
Carefully choreographed prayers at Angkor come as disbanding of opposition party cements Hun Sen’s grip on power.
From The Globe and Mail
Freedom is on the wane in Cambodia
China, under President Xi Jinping, has sought to extend its influence at a fractious time among liberal democracies, Nathan VanderKlippe writes.
From Agence France-Presse
Looted Angkor jewellery returned to Cambodia
A set of ancient Angkorian gold jewellery was returned to Cambodia on Saturday with an elaborate procession through the capital, decades after the precious pieces were looted from a famed jungle temple.
Locking up babies: Cambodia drug war ensnares children
Phnom Penh, Cambodia – For the first 18 months of his life, the only home Sopheary’s son knew was a cramped prison cell.
Cambodia’s first ice skating team chases Winter Olympic dream
As temperatures in Phnom Penh reach the mid-30s C (90s F), ice machine driver Khiev Panha laces up a pair of figure skates and takes to the ice.